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Methylprednisolone hemisuccinate

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methylprednisolone hemisuccinate

(Science: chemical) (6 alpha,11 beta)-21-(3-carboxy-1-oxopropoxy)-11,17-dihydroxy-6-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione. A water-soluble ester of methylprednisolone used for cardiac, allergic, and hypoxic emergencies.

Pharmacological action: steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, antineoplastic agent, hormonal, glucocorticoids, synthetic, glucocorticoids, topical, neuroprotective agents.

Chemical name: Pregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 21-(3-carboxy-1-oxopropoxy)-11,17-dihydroxy-6-methyl-, (6alpha,11beta)-